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Zuckerberg’s dream: Facebook’s solar-powered drone completes test flight | News | The Times & The Sunday Times

The Aquila stayed airborne for an hour and 46 minutes, cruising at 3,000ft above the Arizona desert before landing smoothly.

Google's research sibling X shuts down drones project | Technology | The Guardian

2017-01-12 theguardian
Project to build solar-powered drone to provide internet access in remote areas closed in favour of competing high-altitude balloon scheme

Facebook Aquila internet drone crashed in June, US agency investigating - Business Insider

2016-11-22 businessinsider
Facebook's plan to spread internet around the world with giant unmanned drones has had a hiccup.

Hedge Fund Activists Need Friends

2016-09-09 seekingalpha
Two scholars at the University of Warwick, Warwick Business School, in the UK, have written a paper on "the benefits of friendship in hedge fund activism."

SpaceX explosion: Mark Zuckerberg laments destruction of Facebook internet satellite at rocket launch | The Independent

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Facebook’s internet-delivery drone completes first test flight

Washington: Social media giant Facebook has successfully carried out its first test flight of a solar-powered drone designed to provide faster and inexpensive internet access to remote regions of the world. The Aquila drone is being created to widen the range of internet connectivity around the globe.

Facebook's solar-powered internet drone takes maiden flight

Facebook's drone designed to beam internet to places not yet connected has completed its first test flight. 

Facebook's Solar-Powered Drone Just Hit a Big Milestone - Fortune

2016-07-21 fortune
The social networking giant said on Thursday that its unmanned aircraft, named Aquila, successfully passed its first test flight on June 28 in Yuma, Ariz. Although Facebook fb has been flying a smaller version of the drone over the past several months, the social network touted this test flight in late June was the first time it flew the actual drone.

Power Wheelchairs Market and Personal Mobility Worth $2.4B in 2022

2016-05-25 prnewswire
Worldwide Power Wheelchairs and Personal Mobility markets are poised to achieve significant growth with power wheelchair markets anticipated to reach $2.4 billion in 2022. This growth comes in large part from demand for mobility from people who might otherwise be bedridden. The aging of the population is creating a growing pool of people that need power wheelchairs.


2016-05-17 caselaw.findlaw
ASSOCIATED ELECTRIC & GAS INSURANCE SERVICES; Zurich American Insurance Company; Energy Insurance Mutual Limited, all as subrogees of their insured Northeast Utilities Service Company, Plaintiffs–Appellants Northeast Utilities Service Company, as agent of Public Service Company of New Hampshire, Plaintiff v. BENDTEC, INC., Defendant–Appellee.